Archive for April 2018

Mercy Home: Have Mercy

HBK joined the Associate Board of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls at their 12th annual fundraising gala, Have Mercy!, on Saturday April 28th.  The event took place at the Grand Banking Hall at Wintrust. The evening was filled with dancing, eating, raffles and exciting auctions like tickets to Hamilton. All proceeds raised at Have Mercy! go directly to support the boys and girls of

HBK sponsors Chicago Supplier Diversity Council Breakfast

HBK was a proud sponsor of the Chicago MSDC Breakfast yesterday hosted at the Hyatt Chicago. HBK joined 900 other professionals and Alex Maragos from NBC5 Chicago for breakfast and distribution of awards for 2018 MBEIC Sharing Success Awards, Corporation of the Year Award, and special remarks from NBA Champion Isiah L. Thomas III. Congratulations to our partners ComEd and Exelon for receiving the Corporation

HBK’s National Volunteer Week- Terry Treublood Clean Up

On April 23rd, for the second year in a row, volunteers in our Iowa offices teamed up for Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Clean Up. Activities included weeding, mulching, and general park clean up. This was a great opportunity to give back to the community as well as a team building opportunity for the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City offices.                                 

HBK’s National Volunteer Week- Habitat for Humanity Meal Provider

HBK’s East Coast volunteers spent their lunch break making lunches for construction workers who were volunteering their time at a Habitat for Humanity site. This was a unique opportunity to give back to the construction workers who are giving families a safe and healthy place to grow. HBK is a proud partner of Habitat for Humanity across all HBK locations.

HBK’s National Volunteer Week- Mercy Home for Boys and Girls Sundae Bar

HBK IMPACT volunteers partnered with MZI Group, Inc. for a sundae bar at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. Earlier in the day volunteers created cards for the kids encouraging them to finish school strong for their last quarter!         Later, volunteers spent time with the kids distributing the cards and serving ice cream sundaes. Volunteers were given a tour of the Mercy Home

HBK runs the Sterling Bay 5k to 1k

On April 15th, despite the weather, HBK employees put on their running shoes for the Fourth Annual Sterling Bay 5k to 1k Neighborhood Run. All proceeds for the event benefit The Cara Program, a local non-profit that provides, hope opportunity and community to individuals who need it the most.    Congratulations to Andrew Ciepiela for coming in 2nd in his age group and 4th overall! HBK is

Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

On Saturday, April 14th HBK attended the second annual Gala to benefit the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. The foundation was launched in honor of American Sniper Chris Kyle by his wife, Taya following his passing five years ago to carry on his legacy. The CKFF is dedicated to serving military and first responder marriages. We honor those who serve our country

2018 Construct Graduation

On April 13th HBK attended amongst other agencies, labor unions, and partnering companies the 2018 Construct Graduation at UIC campus. We wish the best for each graduate in their future! CONSTRUCT is an nine-week training program offering up the information and guidance needed to compete for good-paying, entry-level jobs in construction-related fields. It is designed to address the need to increase the pool of qualified minority

WEN Speed Mentoring & Networking Event

Yesterday,  the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) Chicago hosted a Speed Mentoring & Networking Event at the Mid-America Club. Collegiate women in STEM fields at the IIT Technical Institute were invited for “speed dating” and got a chance to meet individually with a mentor for 15 minutes at a time, moving around to make as many connections as possible. Our very own employee,  Dana Giron participated as a mentor

HBK hosts Northwestern NEXT Program students

Northwestern Externship Program ( NEXT) is a one- day job shadowing program that matches current Northwestern students with alumni across the world and across dozens of industries from consulting to non-profit work to finance. HBK hosted students completing their master’s or bachelors in engineering.  Students were introduced with an HBK company overview, followed by an alumni introduction to project management, Student then went on to

HBK Packages 28,296 Meals for Meals for Heartland

On Saturday April 7th, employees from our Iowa City office spent the morning packaging 28,296 meals for Meals for Heartland. They packaged go out for delivery to starving people locally and around the world. Thank you to all the HBK volunteers who helped the mission of Meals for Heartland to empower people to save the starving!